Gender, Identity and Nation into the Literatures of Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia in addition to Philippines
Editors: Chin, Grace, Mohd Daud, beautifulpeople Kathrina (Eds. )
- Includes multidisciplinary methods to the analysis of sex, identification and country in postcolonial Southeast Asian literatureAdds a Southeast Asian viewpoint towards the research of sex, identification and country in postcolonial Southeast literature that is asian
- Provides updated scholarship on overlooked women that are local and their works in English
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This number of essays examines how Southeast Asian females authors build relationships the grand narratives of nationalism and also the nation-state that is modern exploring the representations of sex, identification and nation within the postcolonial literatures of Brunei Darussalam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, therefore the Philippines. Bringing to light the chosen works of overlooked neighborhood females authors and supplying new analyses of the created by internationally-known females writers and musicians, the essays situate local literary developments within historicized geopolitical landscapes to supply incisive analyses and readings on what ladies as well as the womanly are imagined, represented, and found in regards to the Southeast Asian nation. The book, which features both cross-country relative analyses and country-specific investigations, additionally considers the tips for the country together with state by investigating associated ideologies, rhetoric, apparatuses, and discourses, and also the ways that they affect women’s systems, subjectivities, and lived realities both in historic and modern Southeast Asian contexts. The collection contributes to the overall regional and comparative discourses on gender, identity and nation in Southeast Asian studies by considering how these literary expressions critique, contest, or are complicit in nationalist projects and state-mandated agendas.
Dr Grace V. S. Chin is just a lecturer that is senior the English Language and Literature Studies programme at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang.
Previously, she taught English Literature at Universiti Brunei Darussalam while the University of Hong Kong. The Netherlands in 2016, she was awarded senior fellowship by the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian & Caribbean Studies (KITLV) in Leiden. Her aspects of interest are the literatures of postcolonial Southeast Asia and Asian women’s writings, with consider race and gender in modern communities and diasporas. Her articles have actually showed up in refereed journals for instance the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, World Englishes, Intersections: Gender and sex in Asia in addition to Pacific, as well as the Journal of Overseas Women’s Studies, also in publications posted by Springer, John Benjamins and Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Dr Kathrina Mohd Daud happens to be a lecturer into the English Studies programme in the Faculty of Arts and personal Sciences at Universiti Brunei Darussalam, with a joint visit in the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies and also the Institute of Asian Studies. She’s got been A us state dept. Scholar in the University of Louisville, Kentucky (2012), an extensive research other during the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (2013), and a Visiting Fellow at the Southeast Asian Centre in the University of Washington (2014). She works during the intersections of Islam in literary works, popular fiction and Asian literature, with a specific give attention to Bruneian literature.